Phoebe Pallotti RM, BA, MA Anthropology (Cantab) BSc Midwifery (KCL)
Postgraduate Research Student
School of Health and Related Research
University of Sheffield
30 Regent Street
Tel: 0114 222 0700 (07779 109 719)
CLAHRC SY Health Inequalities Implementation Theme
Title of Research
Health Inequalities and Breastfeeding.
CLAHRC Breastfeeding Studentship
PhD in Breastfeeding and Health Inequalities at ScHARR (Public Health)
Funding: NIHR, CLAHRC SY Health Inequalities Implementation Theme
2006-2010 Kings College London
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
Dip He Midwifery Practice and Registration (Distinction)
BSc Midwifery (First Class Honours)
1998-2002 University of Cambridge
BA Hons Social Anthropology: (Archaeology and Anthropology Tripos) (2/1 Honours)
Honorary MA 2004
Certificate in clinical mentorship (Sheffield Hallam 2011) and current supervision of students at STH.
My PhD research is intended to examine the social and cultural barriers to increasing breastfeeding rates in South Yorkshire, particularly among young mothers. It is an epidemiological evaluation of infant feeding and a detailed qualitative (ethnographic) study of young women and their families in the area.